Purpose of role
Data has been compared to oil and gold. Yet, efficient gathering of data remains a challenge in investment in private market. The role is for someone passionate about efficient and creative data collection, manipulation and visualisation, and curious about how this works in investment decision making. The trainee/analyst will work closely with internal and external portfolio managers to enhance collection of financial, social and environmental data across private equity, debt and infrastructure assets, and build and refine excel databases and models to empower improved analysis at the highest level of the investment chain, including the Chief Investment Officer.
Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) manages the investments of local government pension schemes. It was formed in 2016 and has quickly grown to £16 billion in assets under management. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our tight-knit, fast -paced Investment Strategy team. The trainee/analyst will gain industry experience whilst enjoying mentoring and the development opportunities offered to all LPP employees through our Training & Development Framework.
The role is based in Preston, reporting directly to the Head of Responsible Investment, and will work closely with the Investment Strategy Deputy Portfolio Manager based in London. While there is no formal rotation in the Trainee Programme for this role, the trainee will be working closely with other departments across Investment. There is flexibility for the opportunity to be a traineeship or junior analyst role, depending on the candidate. LPP Trainee Programme offer a paid year-long placement for graduates and those seeking their first role in the investment industry.
Responsibilities to include: